Definition of Sepia. Meaning of Sepia. Synonyms of Sepia

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Definition of Sepia

Sepia
Sepia Se"pi*a, a. Of a dark brown color, with a little red in its composition; also, made of, or done in, sepia.
Sepia
Sepia Se"pi*a, n.; pl. E. Sepias, L. Sepi[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ??? the cuttlefish, or squid.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The common European cuttlefish. (b) A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species. See Illustr. under Cuttlefish. 2. A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown color; and this mixed with a red forms Roman sepia. Cf. India ink, under India. Sepia drawing or picture, a drawing in monochrome, made in sepia alone, or in sepia with other brown pigments.
Sepia
Sepia Se"pi*a, n.; pl. E. Sepias, L. Sepi[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ??? the cuttlefish, or squid.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The common European cuttlefish. (b) A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species. See Illustr. under Cuttlefish. 2. A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown color; and this mixed with a red forms Roman sepia. Cf. India ink, under India. Sepia drawing or picture, a drawing in monochrome, made in sepia alone, or in sepia with other brown pigments.

Meaning of Sepia from wikipedia

- Look up Sepia or sepia in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sepia may refer to: Sepia (genus), a genus of cuttlefish Sepia (color), a reddish-brown color...
- The common cuttlefish or European common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) is one of the largest and best-known cuttlefish species. They are a migratory...
- Sepia is a reddish-brown color, named after the rich brown pigment derived from the ink sac of the common cuttlefish Sepia. The word sepia is the Latinized...
- to 25 cm (6 to 10 in), with the largest species, the giant cuttlefish (Sepia apama), reaching 50 cm (20 in) in mantle length and over 10.5 kg (23 lb)...
- bidhaia Sepia braggi, slender cuttlefish Sepia burnupi Sepia carinata Sepia confusa Sepia cottoni Sepia elongata Sepia erostrata Sepia foliopeza Sepia incerta...
- Sepia appelloefi is a species of cuttlefish native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically the Tsushima Strait and waters between Kyūshū and southern...
- effects of this process can be emulated with software in digital photography. Sepia is considered a form of black-and-white or monochrome photography. Most...
- cuttlefish also known as the Australian giant cuttlefish (scientific name Sepia apama), is the world's largest cuttlefish species, growing to 50 cm (20 in)...
- Sepia latim****, also known as the broadclub cuttlefish, is widely distributed from the Andaman Sea, east to Fiji, and south to northern Australia. It...
- Sepia was a photojournalistic magazine featuring articles based primarily on achievements of African Americans. The magazine was founded in 1946 as Negro...